The Six Cents Report

Canadian Foreign Aid and the Malian Coup - 6CR #90

September 25, 2020

The recent coup in the country of Mali has lead to scrutiny of Canada's foreign aid of Mali. Darnell & Joel engage in a conversation about this controversy 

  • History of Canadian's tax dollars in Mali
  • Foreign aid & corrupt governments
  • Arguments for foreign aid
  • Alternatives to foreign aid

Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic


Definition: Rent Seeking

Canada should rethink aid to Mali after two coups, analysts say

A coup in Mali is unlikely to make matters better

Some agreement, but issues remain as West African mediators meet Mali coup leaders

Economist: Dambisa Moyo

Twitter: @DambisaMoyo

Twitter: @ScottHortonShow

1970: Foreign Investment vs. Foreign Aid

1991: The Failures and Fallacies of Foreign Aid

2001: The Sorry Record of Foreign Aid in Africa

2005: A Foreign Aid Disaster in the Making

2019: Can Local Solutions Succeed Where Foreign Aid Has Failed?

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